“ ‘The one Mrs.Trist would chuse:’ Thomas Jefferson, the Trist Family, and the Monticello Campeachy Chair,” with Jenna Huffman and Adam T. Erby.

American Furniture, ed. Luke Beckerdite (Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 2012), forthcoming 2012.


“Musings on a Scottish-Irish Desk Form in Colonial Virginia: The Scrutoire,” The Journal of Early Southern Decorative  Arts, Vol. 33 (2012), published

online at (Read Here)

“Imitation Painting,” an entry for Oxford University Press’ Grove Dictionary of American Art (London and New York: Oxford University Press, 2010).
“Federal Seating in Washington, DC, 1795-1820.”  with Ann Steuart.  American Furniture, ed. Luke Beckerdite (Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 2010)


“Regional Matters: The collection of Roddy and Sally Moore,” in Magazine Antiques, May, 2010. (Read Here)
“A Ceremonial Desk by Robert Walker, Virginia Cabinetmaker,” in Antiques & Fine Art. Spring 2009, p. 159-165. (Read Here)


“First Rate & Fashionable: The Furniture of John Erhart Rose” with Michael W. Bell and Betsy K. White, Magazine Antiques. May 2008, p. 102-111.
“A Monroe punch bowl and American lithographers in Paris, 1814 -1824,” with Joan Quinn, in Ceramics in America.  Edited by Robert Hunter.

Chipstone Foundation: Milwaukee, WI, 2008, p. 187-202.


“Early Furniture of the Chesapeake”, in the Show Catalog “Treasures of the Chesapeake” ed. Christine Minter-Dowd, for the Washington Antiques Show,

held January 4-7, 2007 at the Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC.


“American Fancy, Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840,” in Magazine Antiques, (April 2004), one of a half dozen distinct articles on the subject

appearing in a variety of magazines.


“Furnishing Deerfield. A Remarkable Legacy,” in Historic Deerfield : Fiftieth Anniversary Issue, Deerfield, Massachusetts, Spring, 2002.
“The Genesis of Neoclassical Style in Early Baltimore,” with J.Michael Flanigan and Gregory Weidman, in American Furniture, ed. Luke Beckerdite

(Milwaukee: Chipstone Foundation, 2000).


“Crossroads of Culture: Eighteenth-century Furniture in Western Maryland,” with Joan Quinn, in American Furniture, ed. Luke Beckerdite

(Milwaukee: Chipstone Foundation, 1997).


“The Work of Clotworthy Stephenson, William Hodgson, and Henry Ingle in Richmond, Virginia, 1787-1806”, with Martha C. Vick in

American Furniture, ed. Luke Beckerdite (Milwaukee: Chipstone Foundation, 1994).


“Clock Cases In Fredericksburg, Virginia”, with Ronald L. Hurst and Jonathan Prown in The Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts, (Nov. 1992).
“Neoclassic Furniture of Norfolk, Virginia, 1770-1820”, with Ronald L. Hurst, in Magazine Antiques (May 1990)
“Furniture of the Carolina Piedmont”, with Luke Beckerdite, in Carolina Folk, The Cradle of a Southern Tradition (Columbia, South Carolina:

The McKissick Museum, 1985).

“The Furniture of Williamsburg and Eastern Virginia”, with Wallace B. Gusler, in Magazine Antiques (August, 1978).


“Plain Shakers, Fancy World,” a chapter in Shaker Design (New Have: Yale University Press, 2008). The book accompanied an exhibition jointly

sponsored by Bard College, New York City, and Shelburne Museum, Burlington, Vermont.  This publication received a 2009 Honorable

Mention in Historic New England’s book competition.


American Fancy, Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840 (Milwaukee, WI: The Chipstone Foundation, 2004). This book won Historic New England’s 2004

Book Award and was cited for its “significant contribution to the study of American and New England Culture.”


The Furniture of Williamsburg and Eastern Virginia. (Richmond: The Virginia Museum, 1979). Sumpter Priddy contributred the “Introduction”, a

chapter on “Virginia’s Eastern Shore”, and edited the manuscript prior to its submission to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts for publication.

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